Today is the second anniversary of starting my blog! I have spent it going to workout, leaving quickly to be sick and sleeping. So when I saw the anniversary notification, I realized I haven’t gotten too far in finding solutions for my problems. What I have found is support, raised money and awareness, and made virtual friends I have not met but find I can lean on in a way many wouldn’t understand. I have found great products that help my quality of life and feel like I’m doing something good for others. I physically have not improved but mentally am in a stronger and more confident place with my disease.
So thank you to all my readers!!!!! You have commented, emailed, liked, shared, and given great support. You have related and given advice. You have made me proud of my writing and made me determined to make things better for us all. Thank you thank you thank you.
So here it is, my first blog entry. I’m totally intimidated by it and have never really been an “open book” so this will be a challenge for me. Why start a blog then? If you would have told me I would have had a blog this time last year, I would have laughed at you. But a lot can change in a year. At the end of last summer, I started journaling about my life with migraines. I have had them since I was 5 and had just turned 32. They have sculpted every aspect of my life along with every relationship I have. As I wrote story after story of memories I started looking into my disease a bit. I joined support groups, read books and articles and did some research on the many medications that I had taken over the years. This exploration into the migraine world…
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